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Vertigo problem causing spinning of the head - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I am suffering from a problem and also visited a doctor
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am getting a feeling of spinning from morning to night continuosly
Doctor :   ok
User :   Feeling very drowsy till afternnon
User :   and slowly getting cope up by afternoon
Doctor :   How old are you?
Doctor :   Do you have any medical problems?
User :   30
User :   no not at all
Doctor :   How long you getting these symptoms ?
User :   if somebody affected with severe cold how his feeling will be
User :   5- 6 days
Doctor :   ok
User :   in the similar way i can see the world around me but feeling so drwsy
Doctor :   Do you have any runny nose/cold?
User :   no
Doctor :   it is called Vertigo
User :   but how should i get rid of this
Doctor :   Surrounding spinning around you
User :   I am not able to concentare on my work
Doctor :   We will try to find the caus e and then treat
User :   if i close my eyes in a standing position i ca feel the spinning
Doctor :   Does this spinning associated with balance problem?
User :   what do u mean exactly
Doctor :   when you get dizzy, do you sway when walking
User :   I am not falling down but i am feeling as if it is spinning
User :   even now i am feeling drowsy and dizzy
Doctor :   Does the spinning happens with any particular position of head?
User :   how do i know that
Doctor :   I mean does the Head movements cause spinning
Doctor :   We move head in different anglles
User :   right now iam not moving my head but still i am feeling dizzy
User :   s when i move my head i am feeling more dizy
Doctor :   When sleeping , taking bath, etc. so when you move head in particular directions some people get spinning
Doctor :   This is called Benign Positional Vertigo
User :   ok
Doctor :   And tis is very common cause of vertigo
User :   people around me are making me frightened
Doctor :   Make sure in your day, when you do any activity, when you change your head position do you get spinning. So that you can confirm the diagnosis.
Doctor :   For what?
User :   as i am getting that spinnig problem they are saying i have a serious problem with my brain
User :   r u there
Doctor :   I am here
User :   y will this come
Doctor :   Right now I am not finding any reason
Doctor :   I will recommend consultation with Neurologist
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   If vertigo is repeating and lasting for many days, neurologist might advise MRI of the brain
User :   I consulted doctor who said that it is vertigo and because of cold this normally happens
User :   normally what may be the reason for this king of vertigo
Doctor :   Who is that doctor?
Doctor :   Neurologist?
User :   NO physician
User :   and asked me takle vertin
Doctor :   Ok. Consult Neurologist
Doctor :   You can take Vetin
User :   normally what may be the reason for this kind of vertigo
Doctor :   Is that helping.
Doctor :   BPPV
Doctor :   Benign Positional Vertigo
User :   normally he also said that it takes some time to cure as it is because of cold and ear in fection
Doctor :   vestibular neuronitis. (inner ear infections)
User :   s
User :   Y this will come
Doctor :   Yes these are the common causes
User :   I was normal and active y it came
Doctor :   Benign Positional Vertigo ,inner ear infections)
User :   Is this a serious problem
Doctor :   But Benign Positional Vertigo is completely related to specific position of head.
Doctor :   But it is not there in ur case
Doctor :   so it is not
Doctor :   So the other possible reason may be infection
Doctor :   And these are Viral infections
User :   ok
User :   Y this infection came to me
Doctor :   Y mean?
Doctor :   Is right!
Doctor :   Rephrase the sentence
User :   Why this infection came to me
Doctor :   It is just like cold
Doctor :   exposure to cold cause infection
Doctor :   I do not know why we get cold?
Doctor :   simply exposure to cold cause cold
Doctor :   It is the same thing
User :   Ok can i take all type of foods now r else i should stop taking cool drinks
Doctor :   You take hot liquids and foods now.
User :   ok i should stop cool drinks
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Did I resolve your issue.
Doctor :   Are you there?
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